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Dr. Robert H. Vonderheide, Director of the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine, reviews the triumphs and challenges of cancer therapy over the last quarter century, focusing on new tools and the motivation driving the focus on immunotherapy ...
In this engaging presentation, he describes the current strategies and evolving immunotherapies for pancreatic cancer and their potential to improve both the standards of care and the outcomes for the disease.
Dr. Mark O’Hara of the Abramson Cancer Center discusses checkpoint inhibition in the context of pancreatic cancer in this presentation from the Abramson Cancer Center’s Immunology and Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer Symposium.
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Penn Heart & Vascular has become one of the highest volume treatment centers for TAVR in the United States and the most experienced TAVR provider in the Philadelphia region.
Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania found that they could identify significantly more mutations through liquid biopsy instead of a solid tissue biopsy alone.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:51 AM
Treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) patients with radiation therapy as an additional treatment while they wait for their CAR T cells to be manufactured may reduce the risk of CAR T therapy side effects once it is administered, according ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:37 AM
About one in three Americans have high blood pressure, called hypertension, but only about half of them have their condition under control.
Monday, September 16, 2019 10:16 AM
A new $3 million grant to support a clinical trial evaluating a combination therapy to prevent triple-negative breast cancer from recurring will be led in the clinic by Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE, the Alan and Jill Miller Professor in ...
Sunday, September 8, 2019 8:00 PM
Two Penn Medicine gynecologic oncologists have found alternative ways to leverage their hobbies and passions into their professional missions to enhance their patients’ health.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:00 PM
It’s never too soon to refer a patient for ventricular arrhythmia, according to Francis Marchlinski, MD, Director of Electrophysiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System. Originating in the lower chambers of the heart, ventricular ...
Monday, August 12, 2019 8:00 PM
Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Samir Mehta reviews treatment for non-healing and fracture cases at the Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center.
West Chester University Alumni and Foundation Center202 Carter DriveWest Chester, PA 19382 Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 5:45 – 8:30pm Type of Event: CME Course Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: This ...
Biomedical Research Building, Atrium421 Curie BoulevardPhiladelphia PA, 19104 Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7:15am – 4:30pm Type of Event: CME Course, Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: The ...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 8am – 4pm Program Overview: Education Session for Nephrology Nurses, Transplant Nurses, Social Workers & Dialysis Unit Staff Target Audience: Nephrology Nurses Transplant Nurses Social Workers ...